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Academy to Screen Méliès’s ‘Trip to the Moon’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the original hand-colored version of Georges Méliès’s landmark 1902 film A Trip to the Moon on Tuesday, September ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Plans Smurfy Sequel for Summer of 2013

Give the success of Sony’s summer blockbuster The Smurfs, which has brought int $135 million worldwide since its release on August 29, it’s not surprising that the studio has greenlit ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Reveals Official Selection

William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the new Pixar short La Luna directed by Enrico Casarosa, Bill Plympton’s Guard ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Transmedia Takes Over Hullabaloo Studios

Factory Transmedia has launched its production company at the former facilities of  post-production house, Hullabaloo Studios. Based in Altrincham, Factory TM now employs over 30 ... Continue Reading →
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Animator, Illustrator and Teacher Corny Cole Dies at 81

We were saddened by the passing of beloved animator, illustrator, painter and teacher Cornelius “Corny” Cole who passed away this morning (Monday, Aug. 8th) at the age of 81 from ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Takes RenderMan for Maya 5.0 to SIGGRAPH

Pixar has unveiled the latest version of its RenderMan for Maya 5.0, featuring the latest technologies pioneered in RenderMan Pro Server 16.0, and scheduled for release in the fall ... Continue Reading →
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Tuesday DVD Rush: ‘The Fox and The Hound’ & ‘Mars Needs Moms’

There are several interesting new animated titles coming to DVD and Blu-ray today (Tuesday, August 9). Fans of traditional Disney animation can get their paws on a new 30th anniversary ... Continue Reading →
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Garfield Creator Teams Up With Toon Boom

Garfield creator Jim Davis has joined forces with Montreal-based animation software house Toon Boom to introduce a new release titled Garfield’s Comic Boom. “Back in my day we had ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas and Ferb’ Movie Enters New Ratings Dimension

There’s no stopping Phineas and Ferb this summer. The show, which has been performing strongly this season, managed to set a new record this Friday: The TV movie Phineas and Ferb: ... Continue Reading →
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Stars Align for Fox’s Animation Domination Shows

Fox has announced an impressive list of guest voices for the new fall season of its Sunday night animation domination shows. The Simpsons, which will air its 500th episode during its ... Continue Reading →